Author Graves's Book
Bantam, March 2004, 21.95, 298 pp.
When she realized her teenage son was moving deeper into the NYC hardcore drug culture, financial planner Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree left her six-figure job and moved to Eastport, located on a barrier island off the coast of Maine. She moved into a fixer-upper that even years later still needs repair, had to make accommodations with her ex-husband who left a thriving medical practice to be near his ...
Repair To Her Grave
Bantam, August 2001, 5.99, 320 pp.
Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree used to be a high flyer living in a posh townhouse in Manhattan with her physician husband and their son. Everything turned to ashes when she learned her husband was cheating on her and her son was smoking weed. Deciding they had to get out of their environment, she divorced her husband and took her son to Eastport, Maine population about 2000.
Her new home is ...
Tool & Die
Bantam, Jan 2005, 22.00, 288 pp.
Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree still lives in Eastport on Moore Island seven miles off the coast of Maine where she still is fixing up her 1823 Federal home. In a raffle, she won the housekeeping services of Bella for several weeks, but the woman acts loony driving Jake's household crazy. When Jake confronts her, Bella says she has been receiving death threats letters left in her home; she thinks her ex-...
Bantam, Jan 2003, 24.95, 272 pp.
Jacobse “Jake” Tiptree lives on the small island of Eastport off the coast of Maine in a home that needs serious renovation otherwise it will soon crumble into nothingness. Not being a millionaire, Jake does as much of the repairs as possible but when she discovers the foundation needs replacing, she advertises for a stone mason. Lian Ash answers the advertisement and Jake hires him on the spot b...
Wreck The Halls
Bantam, Dec 2001, 24.95, 276 pp.
When Jacobia “Jake” Tiptrec divorced her New York City surgeon husband, she and her son move to Eastport, Maine, (population 2000). She finds a fixer-upper and becomes an expert on household repairs. Her son straightens out and becomes involved in wholesome activities. Jake meets the perfect man, at least for her, and remarries.
Most of the local inhabitants are law-abiding citizens...